New government formation: UML boycotts Deuba’s meeting

Kathmandu, May 30 The main opposition CPN-UML has boycotted an all-party meeting called by the Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to discuss the new government formation process. The NC is the largest party is Parliament and Deuba is trying to form a new government under his leadership. He had called representatives of all parties […]

Ruling parties commit to withdrawing impeachment motion after UML warning

Kathmandu, May 29 Ruling Nepali Congress and CPN-Maoist Centre have agreed to withdraw the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki after the main opposition CPN-UML warned of obstructing the Parliament meeting this afternoon, at which the government is scheduled to present annual budget statement for next fiscal year. Though the three major parties […]

One woman among 32 ward chairs of Kathmandu Metropolitan City

Kathmandu, May 28 There is only one woman among 32 newly elected ward chairpersons in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City. She is Shova Sapkota of ward number 14. Sapkota of the CPN-UML won the elections by receiving 3,807 votes, around 1,000 more than her closest rival from the Nepali Congress, in her ward. Sapkota’s panel had […]

Government controlled by RJPN, claims KP Sharma Oli

  Pokhara, May 28 The CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has accused the incumbent government of being controlled and directed by the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, one of the major Madhesh-centric parties. Likening the government and the RJPN to an elephant and its mahout respectively, Oli said, “The elephant looks bigger than the mahout, who […]

Meet the new mayor of Kathmandu. He hasn’t lost a single election

Kathmandu, May 28 Bidya Sundar Shakya has done it again. With his win in the race for Kathmandu’s mayor, the CPN-UML leader succeeds in continuing his record of never having lost any election. He defeated Raju Raj Joshi of Nepali Congress with a margin of around 19,000 votes in the elections held to choose the […]

UML obstructs House meeting Friday as well

Kathmandu, May 26 The main opposition party CPN-UML obstructed the Parliament meeting on Friday as well. As soon as the meeting began at 1 pm as scheduled, the opposition lawmakers stood up from their seats to protest the government decision to increase the number of local levels in Terai region. The party has been demanding […]